Autumn Chittum-Vestal of Grey Storyline Photography (greystoryline.com)

Normal

“ I’m crying all of the time and I feel really sad. Is this normal? ” If I’ve seen this question, or a variant of it, asked once since my own battles with postpartum depression then I’ve seen it a thousand times. As new…

Monster

The first time I held my baby girl I felt this wave of emotions flood over me. It was definitely love at first sight. It seemed as though all the worries I had weighing on my back were lifted the minute I saw her.…

Ice Cream in Car Seats

“How’s that sweet new baby?”  Such an innocent, loving question that moms hear almost the minute they set foot out of the hospital.  It feels like such a kind gesture to ask this simple question of an already tired, probably milk leaking momma; and…